Everest Base Camp Trek

Outline Itinerary:

 

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & Transfer to Hotel

Day 02 :
Full Day Guided Tour in Kathmandu Valley

Day 03:
Fly to Lukla (2840 m) and trek to Phakding (2840 m)

Day 04 :
Phakding – Namche Bazaar ( 3440 m)

Day 05 : 
Rest Day at Namchebazar for acclimatization  
                (Around Namche Bazaar)

Day 06 :
Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3860 m)

Day 07 :
Tangboche – Dingboche (4410 m )

Day 08 :
Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization

Day 09 :
Dingboche - Lobuche ( 4910m)

Day 10 :
Lobuche – Gorak Shep (5153 m)

Day 11 :
Gorak Shep – Everest Base Camp (5310 m) and back to
                Lobuche (4910 m)

Day 12:  Lobuche – Pangboche (4150 m)


Day 13 :
Pangboche – Khumjung Village (3860 m)


Day 14:
Khumjung Village – Manjo Village (2940 m)


Day 15:
Manjo Village – Lukla (2840 m)


Day 16:
Fly back to Kathmandu


Day 17:
Rest day in Kathmandu for Shopping


Day 18:
Drive to Airport for International Departure




Trip Fact:

Trip Code: MN211

Duration:  19 Days

Maximum Elevation: 5545 m

Difficulty: Medium-Hard

Trekking Type: Lodge Trek

Best Season: February - May,

       October - December

Trek Start From: Lukla

Trek Finish at: Lukla

Price :

Route Map:











Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & Transfer to Hotel:
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days.  We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage.

 

Day 02 : Full Day Guided Tour in Kathmandu Valley:
After breakfast, you will start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Swayambhunath (Monkey Tembple), Pashupatinath , Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.

 

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840 m) and Trek to Phakding (2652 m):
Your early flight to Lukla today will take approximately 30 minutes; from here you will trek to Phakding, descending 200m over 3 hours.  You will catch a glimpse of some great mountains such as Nupla (5885m) above Kongde Ridge, Kusum Kang (6367m appears on the right a little later.  All along you will be following the northern (left) bank of the Dudh Kosi River.  It is important to take these first few days slowly to enable your body to acclimatise and to enjoy the passing scenery and culture.

 

Day 04 : Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3440 m):

Today begins on level ground, relative to the environment in which you are!  You will cross the river on a high suspension bridge and begin to climb up to Monjo (2800m) and on to the gateway to the Sagamartha National Park Entrance in place to protect and preserve this beautiful environment.  There is a good rest stop on the way up where you will see people gathered, admiring the first real chance to see Everest in the distance. On the way up today you will be rewarded with views of Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku, Konde-Ri and Tawache Peak before eventually arriving at Namche after about 5 hours.

 

Day 05 :  Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization:

oday begins on level ground, relative to the environment in which you are!  You will cross the river on a high suspension bridge and begin to climb up to Monjo (2800m) and on to the gateway to the Sagamartha National Park Entrance in place to protect and preserve this beautiful environment.  There is a good rest stop on the way up where you will see people gathered, admiring the first real chance to see Everest in the distance. On the way up today you will be rewarded with views of Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku, Konde-Ri and Tawache Peak before eventually arriving at Namche after about 5 hours.

 

Day 06 : Namche Bazzar - Tangboche ( 3870 m):

There are various trails leading out of the village of Namche, your guide will show you the most appropriate, you are most likely to enjoy excellent views of Ama Dablam and Everest amongst others along the way though.  From Sanasa trail descends to Phunki Thanga from where you have a 2 hour climb to Tengboche steeply at first but soon levels out.  You will come to a stone gate which marks the entrance to Tengboche, the religious centre of the Khumbu region.  Overall today will take approximately 5 hours.

 

Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m):
Another 5 hour day today as you first descend through rhododendron forests to pastures below and Deboche.  You begin to climb from the Imja Khola river with great views of Ama Dablam and Kantaga (6779m), your route is lined by chortens to Pengboche the highest year round settlement in the valley and the gompa here is the oldest in the Khumbu, home to what is believed to be the hand skull of a yeti. You soon find yourself above the tree line you will pass a few tea shops and yak herders before you reach Dingboche a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls.

 

Day 8: Rest day at Dingboche (4410m):
Here you will enjoy outstanding mountain views, particularly the north face of Ama Dablam and Lhotse-Nuptse ridge.  There are several walk options enabling your body to acclimatise better.  Remember to drink plenty of water.

 

 

Day 9: Dingboche - Lobuche (4910m):
Lobuche (16000 feet) very scenic day hike seems easy but high alpine barren journey walking through glacier moraine and an hour Thugla Pass climb up.

 

Day 10: Lobuche – Gorakshep (5153 m):

 

Day 11: Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp (5310 m) - Lobuche (4910 m):

You will ascend gently to begin with today through lovely pasture lands; you will then follow the rocky moraine path with views of the Khumbu Glacier.  Gorakshep is on a flat field below Kala Pattar (5545m) and My Pumori (7145m), it is the original Everest Base Camp.   A good spot for lunch after 2/3 hours walk, following lunch you can continue up to the present Base Camp.

Day 12: Lobuche – Pangboche (4150 m):

Pangboche. All the way we follow easy down way hike with feeling easy passing the Pheriche village.    

 

Day 13 : Pangboche – Khumjung Village (3860 m):

Khumjung- after breakfast join for day hike again descent to Imja khola bridge and easy walk to Dibuche and climb up to Tengboche again and descent all the way to river bank and again ascent to the final stop.

 

Day 14: Khumjung Village – Manjo Village (2940 m):

Manjo- Today you will hike through the Syangboche world’s highest strip then drops to Namche for lunch stop and continue descent again up to final stop.

 

Day 15: Manjo Village – Lukla (2840 m):

Return to Lukla- all the way of Dudhkoshi river valley trail we will hike down and uphill climb to until end the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek.

 

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu:

You will be on an early flight back this morning, on arrival in Kathmandu you will be met and taken to your hotel.

 

Day 17: Rest day in Kathmandu for Shopping:

Enjoy a day exploring some of the quieter streets of Kathmandu, stocking up on souvenirs and presents for those back home.  This evening you have a farewell dinner, you will be picked up in good time.

 

Day 18: Drive to Airport for International Departure:

All too soon it's time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing country.


  • Arrival and Departure transfer as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All necessary road transportation while in Kathmandu sightseeing
  • All three time meals and teahouse accommodation while on trekking
  • A trekking guide and necessary porters for the trekking part
  • Everest National Park area Entrance fee
  • Plane fare from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Accidental and Medical Insurance of trekking staffs
  • First aid kits
  • Personal equipment such as sleeping bags/ jackets for guide, assistant guide and porters (if you do not have we can arrange within US $1.00/day for two items)


  • International and domestic Airfare and tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Beverage, hard drinks and alcohol
  • Rescue and emergence cost
  • Your travel insurance
  • Personal equipments and personal expenses
  • Extra charge in case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc.
  • Other personal expenses and tips to guide and porter

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